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Adivasi society should not turn into Khap Panchayats

Going against its core values, the Adivasi community is behaving cruelly with its women who marry non-Adivasis. Who or what is behind this trend and why is this happening? Nitisha Xalxo analyses

Of late, the Adivasi community has grown intolerant of its women who marry men from another caste, community or religion. Why is this happening? Was the community always cruel towards its women? The kind of incidents that are being reported by newspapers and social media – do they mirror our ancient culture and beliefs? 

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About The Author

Nitisha Xalxo

Nitisha Xalxo is assistant professor at Daulat Ram College, Delhi University. She writes regularly on Adivasi and women's discourses and other subjects

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